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Teach/research/write African politics, @UCRiverside. Author, Doomed Interventions. Editor, @monkeycageblog. Host, @UfahamuAfrica. Mom of 2. #FirstGen. 🇰🇷+🇺🇸
Jan 15, 2018 10 tweets 6 min read
Today is #ChilembweDay in #Malawi, a day to honor one of the country's celebrated heroes.

John Chilembwe was a Baptist preacher who led a rebellion against colonial rule. Chilembwe was "trained in an American Negro Baptist seminary", writes George Shepperson.… (See also his book w/Thomas Price on Chilembwe:… )